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12 Nov
2014

Asia plays an important role in bid to stop malaria

With all eyes focused on the Ebola crisis in West Africa, few may have noticed a new tipping point in the response to another global health threat: malaria. With about 200 million people still contracting the disease each year, the drug used as the first line of defence throughout the world could be...
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12 Nov
2014

An effective alliance could combat malaria

As all eyes focus on the Ebola crisis unfolding in West Africa, few have noticed the world’s arrival at a new tipping point in the response to another global health threat: malaria. With about 200 million people contracting the disease each year, the drug used as the first line of defence througho...
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12 Nov
2014

APMEN & APLMA: partners in regional malaria elimination

The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) and the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) have co-signed a Letter of Understanding on 17 October in Sri Lanka, formalising a strategic partnership to drive malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific through a series of strategic advocacy,...
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12 Nov
2014

National Malaria Elimination Goals

An infographic highlighting national malaria elimination goals for 16 APMEN country members. Download infographic
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12 Nov
2014

Drug-resistant malaria: replaying an Asia Pacific nightmare?

By Dr Benjamin Rolfe, Executive Secretary, Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance Resistance to artemisinin drug is emerging in precisely the same part of the world where chloroquine lost its potency It is a nightmare that still haunts malaria experts. Some 40 years ago in Southeast Asia, malaria beg...
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